Debra E Weese-Mayer

  • Professor, Pediatrics
  • Beatrice Cummings Mayer Professorship in Pediatric Autonomic Medicine, Pediatrics
  • 7405 Citations
1985 …2020

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Research Output

2006

Sudden infant death syndrome: Is serotonin the key factor?

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 296, 17, p. 2143-2144 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

6 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome: Case-control frequency differences in paired like homeobox (PHOX) 2B gene [3]

Rand, C. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Zhou, L., Maher, B. S., Cooper, M. E., Marazita, M. L. & Berry-Kravis, E. M., Aug 1 2006, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 140, 15, p. 1687-1691 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

24 Scopus citations
2005
75 Scopus citations

Factors that influence use of a home cardiorespiratory monitor for infants: The collaborative home infant monitoring evaluation

Silvestri, J. M., Lister, G., Corwin, M. J., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Baird, T. M., Crowell, D. H., Cantey-Kiser, J., Hunt, C. E., Tinsley, L., Palmer, P. H., Mendenhall, R. S., Hoppenbrouwers, T. T., Neuman, M. R., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Willinger, M., Jan 1 2005, In : Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 159, 1, p. 18-24 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

In pursuit (and discovery) of a genetic basis for congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M. & Marazita, M. L., Nov 15 2005, In : Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 149, 1-3, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Sleep architecture in term and preterm infants beyond the neonatal period: The influence of gestational age, steroids, and ventilatory support

Hoppenbrouwers, T., Hodgman, J. E., Rybine, D., Fabrikant, G., Corwin, M., Crowell, D. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Nov 1 2005, In : Sleep. 28, 11, p. 1428-1436 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations
2004

Cardiorespiratory events detected by home memory monitoring and one-year neurodevelopmental outcome

Hunt, C. E., Corwin, M. J., Baird, T., Tinsley, L. R., Palmer, P., Ramanathan, R., Crowell, D. H., Schafer, S., Martin, R. J., Hufford, D., Peucker, M., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Silvestri, J. M., Neuman, M. R. & Cantey-Kiser, J., Oct 1 2004, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 145, 4, p. 465-471 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

Genetics of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: Lessons from a seemingly orphan disease

Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Berry-Kravis, E. M., Jul 1 2004, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 170, 1, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

62 Scopus citations

Ontogeny of arousal

Crowell, D. H., Brooks, L. J., Corwin, M., Davidson-Ward, S., Hunt, C. E., Kapuniai, L. E., Neuman, M. R., Silvestri, J., Tinsley, L., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Di Fiore, J., Peucker, M., Grove, J. S. & Pearce, J. W., Nov 17 2004, In : Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 21, 4, p. 290-300 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Pediatric polysomnography

Silvestri, JM. & Weese-Mayer, DE., 2004, Sleep Medicine Secrets. Stevens, D. (ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc., p. 173-175

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sleep disordered breathing, primary snoring and sudden infant death syndrome

Silvestri, JM. & Weese-Mayer, DE., 2004, Sleep Medicine Secrets. Stevens, D. (ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc., p. 187-193

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sleep-disordered breathing symptoms are associated with poorer cognitive function in 5-year-old children

Gottlieb, D. J., Chase, C., Vezina, R. M., Heeren, T. C., Corwin, M. J., Auerbach, S. H., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Lesko, S. M., Oct 1 2004, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 145, 4, p. 458-464 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

186 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome: Case-control frequency differences at genes pertinent to early autonomic nervous system embryologic development

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Zhou, L., Maher, B. S., Curran, M. E., Silvestri, J. M. & Marazita, M. L., Jan 1 2004, In : Pediatric Research. 56, 3, p. 391-395 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations
2003

An Atlas of Infant Polysomnography

Crowell, DH., Kapuniai, LE., Hoppenbrowers, TT., Brooks, LJ., Newman, MR., Davidson, W. S., Hunt, CE., Weese-Mayer, DE., Corwin, MJ., Peucker, MR., Lister, G., Tinsley, L., Silvestri, JM., Willinger, M., Pearce, JW. & Group, T. CHIME. S., 2003, Boca Raton, FL: Parthenon Publishing/CRC Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Apnea and SIDS

Silvestri, JM. & Weese-Mayer, DE., 2003, Rudolph’s Pediatrics. Rudolph, CD., Rudolph, AM., Hostetter, MK., Lister, G. & Siegel, NJ. (eds.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, p. 1934-1937

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Association of the serotonin transporter gene with sudden infant death syndrome: A haplotype analysis

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Zhou, L., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Maher, B. S., Silvestri, J. M. & Marazita, M. L., Oct 15 2003, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 122 A, 3, p. 238-245 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Chronic alveolar hypoventilation.

Weese-Mayer, DE. & Silvestri, JM., 2003, Rudolph’s Pediatrics. Rudolph, CD., Rudolph, AM., Hostetter, MK., Lister, G. & Siegel, NJ. (eds.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, p. 1931-1934

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Effect of a sudden infant death syndrome risk reduction education program on risk factor compliance and information sources in primarily black urban communities.

Rasinski, K. A., Kuby, A., Bzdusek, S. A., Silvestri, J. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Apr 2003, In : Pediatrics. 111, 4 Pt 1, p. e347-354

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
46 Scopus citations

Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Weese-Mayer, DE. & Silvestri, JM., 2003, Respiratory Control and Disorders of the Newborn for the Lung Biology in Health and Disease. Mathew, OP. & Lenfant, C. (eds.). New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., p. 395-408

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Idiopathic Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome: Analysis of Genes Pertinent to Early Autonomic Nervous System Embryologic Development and Identification of Mutations in PHOX2b

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Zhou, L., Maher, B. S., Silvestri, J. M., Curran, M. E. & Marazita, M. L., Dec 15 2003, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 123 A, 3, p. 267-278 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

278 Scopus citations

Nighttime child care: Inadequate sudden infant death syndrome risk factor knowledge, practice, and policies

Moon, R. Y., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Silvestri, J. M., Apr 1 2003, In : Pediatrics. 111, 4, p. 795-799 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Sudden infant death syndrome

Silvestri, JM. & Weese-Mayer, DE., 2003, Respiratory Control and Disorders of the Newborn for the Lung Biology in Health and Disease. Mathew, OP. & Lenfant, C. (eds.). New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., p. 525-539

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sudden infant death syndrome: Association with a promoter polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Berry-Kravis, E. M., Maher, B. S., Silvestri, J. M., Curran, M. E. & Marazita, M. L., Mar 15 2003, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 117 A, 3, p. 268-274 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations

Symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in 5-year-old children are associated with sleepiness and problem behaviors

Gottlieb, D. J., Vezina, R. M., Chase, C., Lesko, S. M., Heeren, T. C., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Auerbach, S. H. & Corwin, M. J., Oct 1 2003, In : Pediatrics. 112, 4, p. 870-877 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

197 Scopus citations
2002

An 8-month old infant discovered to be blue and not breathing during sleep.

Silvestri, J. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Hunt, C. E., Mar 2002, In : Paediatric respiratory reviews. 3, 1, p. 91-92, 95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Home monitoring during infancy: What is normal?

Silvestri, J. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Hunt, C. E., Jan 1 2002, In : Paediatric respiratory reviews. 3, 1, p. 10-17 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: Evaluation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor genomic DNA sequence variation

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Bolk, S., Silvestri, J. M. & Chakravarti, A., Feb 1 2002, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 107, 4, p. 306-310 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: The next generation

Silvestri, J. M., Chen, M. L., Weese-Mayer, D. E., McQuitty, J. M., Carveth, H. J., Nielson, D. W., Borowitz, D. & Cerny, F., Sep 15 2002, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 112, 1, p. 46-50 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Infant polysomnography: Reliability and validity of infant arousal assessment

Crowell, D. H., Kulp, T. D., Kapuniai, L. E., Hunt, C. E., Brooks, L. J., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Silvestri, J., Ward, S. D., Corwin, M., Tinsley, L. & Peucker, M., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 19, 5, p. 469-483 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2001

An effective incentive for successful participation in home memory monitor study

Hunt, C. E., Durham, J. K., Guess, S. J., Kapuniai, L. E., Golub, H., Baird, T. M., Brooks, L. J., Martin, R. J., O'Bell, R., Hufford, D. R., Oess, M. A., Silvestri, J. M., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Crowell, D. H., Tinsley, L. R., Hoppenbrouwes, T. T., Palmer, P., Ramanathan, R., Bolduc, D. B. & 9 others, Keens, T. G., Ward, S. L. D., Bak, S. M., Colton, T., Corwin, M. J., Peucker, M., Schafer, S. C., Lister, G. & Willinger, M., Aug 20 2001, In : Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 155, 8, p. 954-959 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Cardiopulmonary monitoring at home: The CHIME monitor

Neuman, M. R., Watson, H., Mendenhall, R. S., Zoldak, J. T., Di Fiore, J. M., Peucker, M., Baird, T. M., Crowell, D. H., Hoppenbrouwers, T. T., Hufford, D., Hunt, C. E., Corwin, M. J., Tinsley, L. R., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Sackner, M. A., May 1 2001, In : Physiological Measurement. 22, 2, p. 267-286 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Cardiorespiratory events recorded on home monitors: Comparison of healthy infants with those at increased risk for SIDS

Ramanathan, R., Corwin, M. J., Hunt, C. E., Lister, G., Tinsley, L. R., Baird, T., Silvestri, J. M., Crowell, D. H., Hufford, D., Martin, R. J., Neuman, M. R., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Cupples, L. A., Peucker, M., Willinger, M. & Keens, T. G., May 2 2001, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 285, 17, p. 2199-2207 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

244 Scopus citations

Case/control family study of autonomic nervous system dysfunction in idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Silvestri, J. M., Huffman, A. D., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Kowal, M. H., Maher, B. S., Cooper, M. E. & Marazita, M. L., May 1 2001, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 100, 3, p. 237-245 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Genetic segregation analysis of autonomic nervous system dysfunction in families of probands with idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Marazita, M. L., Maher, B. S., Cooper, M. E., Silvestri, J. M., Huffman, A. D., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Kowal, M. H. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., May 1 2001, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 100, 3, p. 229-236 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Minocycline and Pseudotumor cerebri: The well-known but well-kept secret [1]

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Yang, R. J., Mayer, J. R. & Zaparackas, Z., Aug 25 2001, In : Pediatrics. 108, 2 II, p. 519-520 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

25 Scopus citations
2000

Cardiac rhythm disturbances among children with idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Silvestri, J. M., Hanna, B. D., Volgman, A. S., Jones, P. J., Barnes, S. D. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., May 1 2000, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 29, 5, p. 351-358 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

Comparison of apnea identified by respiratory inductance plethysmography with that detected by end-tidal CO2 or thermistor

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Corwin, M. J., Peucker, M. R., Di Fiore, J. M., Hufford, D. R., Tinsley, L. R., Neuman, M. R., Martin, R. J., Brooks, L. J., Ward, S. L. D., Lister, G., Willinger, M., Baird, T. M., Brooks, L. J., O'Bell, R., Hunt, C. E., Hufford, D. R., Oess, M. A., Silvestri, J. M., Smok-Pearsall, S. M. & 14 others, Crowell, D. H., Kapuniai, L. E., Hoppenbrouwers, T. T., Ramanathan, R., Palmer, P., Keens, T. G., Bolduc, D. B., Mendenhall, R. S., Zoldak, J. T., Di Fiore, J. M., Colton, T., Bak, S. M., Golub, H. & Schafer, S. C., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 162, 2 I, p. 471-480 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Diaphragm pacing in infancy and childhood. In:

Weese-Mayer, DE., 2000, Sleep and Breathing in Children: A Developmental Approach. Loughlin, G., Marcus, C. & Carroll, J. (eds.). New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., p. 813-824

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1999

Idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: Diagnosis and management

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Shannon, D. C., Keens, T. G. & Silvestri, J. M., Jan 1 1999, In : American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 160, 1, p. 368-373 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

246 Scopus citations

Longitudinal assessment of hemoglobin oxygen saturation in healthy infants during the first 6 months of age

Hunt, C. E., Corwin, M. J., Lister, G., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Neuman, M. R., Tinsley, L., Baird, T. M., Keens, T. G. & Cabral, H. J., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 135, 5, p. 580-586 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

Prenatal cigarette smoke exposure: Are we sleeping through the alarm?

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 135, 1, p. 8-9 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Prenatal cocaine exposure reduces glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) in the striatum and the carotid body of the rat: Implications for DA neurodevelopment

Lipton, J. W., Ling, Z., Vu, T. Q., Robie, H. C., Mangan, K. P., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Carvey, P. M., Dec 10 1999, In : Developmental Brain Research. 118, 1-2, p. 231-235 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

SIDS risk factor awareness: assessment among nursing students.

Huffman, A. D., Smok-Pearsall, S. M., Silvestri, J. M. & Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG. 28, 1, p. 68-73 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1998
20 Scopus citations

Modifiable risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome: When will we ever learn?

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 132, 2, p. 197-198 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

6 Scopus citations

The magnitude of brain dopamine depletion from prenatal cocaine exposure is a function of uterine position

Lipton, J. W., Robie, H. C., Ling, Z., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Carvey, P. M., Jul 1 1998, In : Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 20, 4, p. 373-382 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Uterine position determines the extent of dopamine reduction after chronic prenatal cocaine exposure

Lipton, J. W., Robie, H. S., Ling, Z., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Carvey, P. M., Jan 1 1998, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 844, p. 314-323 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1997

Apnea, apparent life-threatening events, and disorders of respiratory control in infancy and childhood.

Holinger, LD. & Weese-Mayer, DE., 1997, Pediatric Laryngology and Bronchoesophagology. Holinger, LD., Lusk, RP. & Green, CG. (eds.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven, p. 337-347

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Assessment of tidal volume over time in preterm infants using respiratory inductance plethysmography

Brooks, L. J., DiFiore, J. M., Martin, R. J., Baird, T. M., Colton, T., Corwin, M. J., Crowell, D., Davidson Ward, S. L., Hoppenbrouwers, T. T., Hufford, D. R., Hunt, C. E., Keens, T. G., Lister, G., Neuman, M. R., Ramanathan, R., Schafer, S., Silvestri, J. M., Tinsley, L., Weese-Mayer, D. E. & Willinger, M., Jun 1 1997, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 23, 6, p. 429-433 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Diaphragm pacing by electrical stimulation of the phrenic nerve: 1996 Update

Weese-Mayer, D. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 23, 2, p. 157-158 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations